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Marcia S. Morris

July 14, 1946 — February 20, 2014

Moline, Illinois

Marcia S. Morris, 67, of Moline, Illinois, died Thursday, February 20, 2014, in Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf, Iowa.

A memorial gathering is 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Moline, followed by a brief time of sharing of stories for family and friends at 4:30 p.m. Burial will take place at a later date at Rock Island National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Bill Morris for an education fund to be established for Marcia's family.

The former Marcia Sue Maxfield was born July 14, 1946, in Geneseo, Illinois, the daughter of R. Stanley and Phyllis (Hillmer) Maxfield. She graduated from Morrison High School, where she was an avid baton twirler, in 1964. She married William R. Morris on September 6, 1969, in Rock Island, Illinois.

Marcia was a nurse for a majority of her adult life. She earned her LPN and RN from Blackhawk College, and worked for Illini Hospital in Silvis, Illinois, for over 30 years, retiring in 2001.

She was active politically, helping on several democratic campaigns over the years. She was a member of the Red Hatters, and was active in several nursing organizations, including the American Nurses Association and the State of Illinois Nurses Association, for which she served on the Board of Directors and as District President.

She was passionate about people, nature, and the outdoors, especially her garden. She also enjoyed traveling, cooking, and sewing.

Marcia is survived by her husband, Bill Morris of Moline; a son, Michael W. Morris of Iowa City, Iowa; a daughter and son-in-law, Dawn and Paul DeSchepper of Moline; grandchildren, Alex Roth and his girlfriend Nina Reynolds, and Ian and Hannah DeSchepper; her mother, Phyllis Maxfield of Morrison, Illinois; siblings and their spouses, Barry and Dorothy Maxfield of Merrill, Wisconsin, Brian and Roberta Maxfield of DeKalb, Illinois, Nancy Carlson of Geneseo, Janet and Thomas Beveroth, Paul Maxfield, and Vaughn and Martina Maxfield, all of Morrison, and Phillip and Anita Maxfield of Leesburg, Georgia; and several nieces, nephews, and their families.

She was preceded in death by her father; a brother, Jeffrey Maxfield, and a brother-in-law, Terry Carlson.

Visit Marcia's personal tribute page at www.TrimbleFuneralHomes.com to share stories, pictures, and condolences, send flowers, and light a free virtual candle in her memory.

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Service Schedule

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Gathering

Saturday, March 1, 2014

1:00 - 4:30 pm (Central time)

Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Moline, Illinois

701 12th Street, Moline, IL 61265

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Time of Sharing

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Starts at 4:30 pm (Central time)

Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Moline, Illinois

701 12th Street, Moline, IL 61265

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